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North Lowestoft Fire Station, Lowestoft - Shouts in 2016

The information provided here gives a brief description of shouts received by the on call firefighters at North Lowestoft Fire Station in Lowestoft, Suffolk during 2016.

This page is updated as soon after a shout as possible via our online database.

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incidents in 2016

DateTime of CallTime of ReturnAddressIncidentInitial AppliancesDescriptionBlog entry
29/12/201616:2917:01Morton Peto House, Victoria Terrace, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, equipment. 
25/12/201619:3319:41Burnham Way, LowestoftFireS36P3, S36R5North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
22/12/201620:0820:55Britten Centre, LowestoftSmoke seenS36P3, S16P3Drinks machine overheating.  
21/12/201619:3019:40Commodore Road, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft House fireS36P3, S16P3Fire in oven, out on arrival. 
21/12/201615:2515:29James Paget Hospital, GorlestonBuilding fireS16P3Stood down prior to mobilising. 
20/12/201620:3022:20Gillingham Dam, BecclesBuilding fireS14P3, S36R5, S16P3Fire in single storey building used for wood turning. 4 BA, 2 HRJ, TIC, LPP in use. 
20/12/201615:3916:40Corton, Lowestoft RTCS36R5, S16P3, S36P3Car on roof on beach and alight. 
18/12/201612:3913:00Wildes Street, LowestoftAFAS16P3 False alarm, equipment. 
15/12/201615:1115:19Denmark Road, LowestoftFireS36P3, S16P3Out on arrival. 
09/12/201606:0506:30Kirkley Park Road, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S36R5North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
05/12/201622:2022:45St. Peters Street, LowestoftHouse fireS16P3, S36P3Fire in bedroom, out on arrival. 1 HRJ, TIC. 
02/12/201612:0613:34Roman Road, LowestoftFlat fire, persons reportedS36P3, S16P3, S15P3No details available. 
24/11/201605:3307:00Lower Cliff Road, GorlestonHouse fire, persons reported, MP 7Gorleston pumpsLowestoft South mobilised on persons reported assistance message at 05:06. Second pump from Lowestoft South mobilised on make pumps 7. North Lowestoft covering town. 
23/11/201615:0015:21StandbyWheelie bin alightS16P3 North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
20/11/201610:4610:54Corton Long Lane, LowestoftBuilding fireS36P3, S16P3 Stop received soon after booking mobile. Returned to home station. 
17/11/201605:0806:25Seago Street, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3
Additional appliances:
House fire, 1 male rescued by Fire Service. 
13/11/201603:3403:58St. Peter's Street, Lowestoft Flat fireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
08/11/201620:1020:34Sudbury Cottages, Bevan Street West, LowestoftFire in the openS16P3Wheelie bin. 1 HRJ. 
08/11/201619:3819:57Waveney Drive, LowestoftChimney fireS16P3Chimney fire, out on arrival. Inspection only. 
08/11/201612:4113:02High Street, LowestoftBuilding fireS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. Controlled burning at rear of property. 
07/11/201611:5212:20Oulton Street, Oulton, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
06/11/201607:5207:58Ranville, Carlton Colville, LowestoftHouse fire, persons reportedS36P3, S36R5
Additional appliances:
Stood down on mobilising. All persons accounted for. 
03/11/201620:3921:10Borrow Road, Oulton Broad AFA, smell of burningS36P3, S16P3 No sign of fire, crews investigating. 
03/11/201619:0719:35Corton Road, Lowestoft Fire in the openS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. 
03/11/201616:4117:00Poplars School, Lowestoft Fire, cylinder involvedS36P3, S16P31 HRJ in use. 
02/11/201616:4817:55Yarmouth Road, LowestoftChimney fireS16P3 9m and roof ladder in use. 
28/10/201618:2018:40Noel Road, Oulton Broad, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Tumble drier, out on arrival. 
22/10/201618:4020:05Blundeston Road, Corton, LowestoftShed fireS36P3
Additional appliances:
Large outbuilding well alight. Make pumps 2. Two main jets and 2 HRJ. 
22/10/201605:0905:23Victoria Terrace, LowestoftFlat fireS16P3No details available. 
20/10/201616:2016:55Langley Close, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, good intent. 
20/10/201616:1016:20Bloomsbury Court, LowestoftAFAS16P3Stood down whilst en route. 
18/10/201615:4020:00Sea Lake Road, Oulton Broad, LowestoftBoat fireS16P3, S36R8, S36P3Motor cruiser well alight. 2 jet, 1 HRJ, 4 BA, LPP, TIC and environmental protection in use.View blog
16/10/201617:1717:35Dunston Drive, LowestoftKitchen fireS36P3, S16P3Small fire on hob. Out on arrival. Inspection only. 
04/10/201609:5113:00***Standby at North Lowestoft. 
03/10/201607:5108:12Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftRTC, person trappedS36R5, S16P3, S36P3One vehicle on side, no persons trapped. No action by Fire Service. 
18/09/201617:3319:03Bloomsbury Close, Oulton, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Fire in kitchen. 4 BA, 1 HRJ. PPV in use. 
16/09/201621:3722:27Eastwood Avenue, LowestoftGarage fireS36P3, S36P4Shed and garage well alight. 2 BA, 1 HRJ. North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
16/09/201616:4218:20Beccles Road, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S16P3, S15P3RTC involving 2 vehicles. Cutting gear in use. 1 casualty released by Fire Service. 
14/09/201622:3822:51Wilde Street, LowestoftFireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
12/09/201610:5911:25London Road North, LowestoftSmoke in buildingS36R5, S16P3False alarm, good intent. 
08/09/201617:0817:30Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3No details available 
07/09/201607:1314:30Bramfield Meats, Low Road, BramfieldFire - Make Pumps 8Make Pumps 8 - inc. Norfolk appliances & specialsNorth Lowestoft, Debenham and Aldeburgh sent as relief crews. 
06/09/201616:4217:00Normanston Drive, LowestoftSmoke seenS16P3False alarm, good intent. Controlled burning. 
06/09/201601:1902:15Merrifield Road, LowestoftGarage fireS36P3, S36P4, S36R5North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
30/08/201614:1514:45Gunton Hall, LowestoftBuilding fireS36P3, S16P3Smoke in building. Small fire outside, out on arrival. 
26/08/201613:0314:30Pier Terrace, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S16P3, S15P3Single vehicle RTC. 1 casualty medically trapped. Roof removed. Casualty in car of Ambulance Service. 
25/08/201623:1701:00Romany Road, Oulton BroadWater RescueS16P3, S36R8, S36R5Persons in water. On arrival, there were four people ashore who were conveyed to hospital by the Ambulance Service. Fire crews then conducted a search of the area alongside the Coastguard and Police.  
23/08/201621:1722:50St. Peter's Road, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3
Additional appliances:
Fire in kitchen. 2 BA, 1 HRJ. 
23/08/201615:3716:40Flixton Road, BlundestonFireS36P3, S16P3Out on arrival. Inspection and investigation. 
20/08/201613:4618:30WestletonField fireMake pumps 7 plus water carrierNorth Lowestoft on standby. Only pump covering North district. 
17/08/201606:3507:00Union Lane, Oulton, LowestoftSmell of burningS36P3, S16P3No sign of fire, crews investigating. False alarm. 
16/08/201620:1020:30St. John's Road, LowestoftHouse fireS16P3, S36P3Bonfire. No action by Fire Service. 
15/08/201616:0116:16Leisure Way, LowestoftCar fireS16P3Stood down prior to mobilising as S36P3 proceeded on from another incident. 
10/08/201615:4516:10Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S16P3No action by Fire Service. 
10/08/201608:3809:38Gorleston Road, LowestoftHouse fireS36R5, S16P3Fire in tumble drier. 1 HRJ. 
10/08/201600:3802:15Union Lane, Oulton, LowestoftFire in barnsS36R5, S16P3No details available. 
09/08/201621:1921:45Belvedere Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3No details available. 
09/08/201620:3520:54Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, good intent. Alarm caused by cooking. 
09/08/201617:4718:52Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftMale on bus shelterS16P3One male removed from bus shelter using short extension ladder. Also one semi conscious female found next to bus shelter. First aid and oxygen given until arrival of ambulance. 
08/08/201617:4719:00Corton Long Lane, LowestoftFire in the openS16P3Trees alight. 1 extended hose reel and hydrant in use. 
07/08/201618:1322:36Long Road, LowestoftShed fireS36P3, S36P4
Additional appliances:
S16P3, S11P1, S15P3
Shed fire. Spread to car workshop. Oil and cylinders involved. Cylinders exploding meant evacuation of nearby houses. 16 BA, 2 HRJ, 2 main jets and 1 monitor in use.View blog
05/08/201615:1716:05Leisure Way, LowestoftFire in the openS16P3, S36R5No details available. 
05/08/201613:0015:15A146, Barnby BendsRTCS36R5, S16P3, S15P3No details available. 
05/08/201612:2612:40Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3No details available. 
05/08/201603:5609:00Regent Road, Great YarmouthMajor fireMake pumps 10
Additional appliances:
Make pumps 15
Mobilised on MP10. Major fire involving bowling alley and 30 shop units house beneath. 
01/08/201609:0315:25Cherry Tree Farm, MetfieldExisting incidentS05P3, S16P3Damp down wood shavings removed from scene of earlier fire and check for hot spots. S16P3 also carried out water shuttle. 
30/07/201614:5216:40Millennium Way, LowestoftRTCS16P3, S36P3, S36R52 vehicle RTC. 1 person medically trapped. Drivers door removed using hydraulic cutting equipment. Casualty extricated and left in care of Ambulance Service. 
24/07/201620:4601:30M.Gaze, Thurlton, NorfolkFireNorfolk IncidentTwo pumps from Gorleston, 2 from Great Yarmouth and ALP, Loddon, Beccles (S15P3), Sprowston with Enviromental Protection Unit, Hethersett water carrier, Carrow, two pumps from Lowestoft (S36P3, S16P3), Thetford HVP, Wymondham and the Control Unit and Attleborough with Welfare Unit. Suffolk pumps carried out water shuttle from various local hydrants and then from on site lagoon. 
23/07/201612:2813:10Corton Road, LowestoftFire in openS36R5, S16P3Small fire in open. Water pack pack in use. 
14/07/201618:2819:10The Hemplands, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Fire in kitchen. 2 BA, 1 DP extinguisher. 
07/07/201611:5812:55Fair Close, BecclesHouse fireS16P3Stood down prior to mobilising as OnCall crew already available at Lowestoft South. 
07/07/201611:0511:30Swing Bridge, SomerleytonDog in waterS36R8, S36P3Called in by Coastguard. Dog rescued as Fire Service committed to incident. 
06/07/201607:4908:06Whapload Road, LowestoftHazMat incidentS16P3, S36P3, S36P4, S09R5, S15P3, S15C9 plus Norfolk appliancesFalse alarm. Stood down. 
29/06/201614:3117:16Brooke Marina, LowestoftShip fireS36P3, S16P3, S36R5, S15P3, S15C9, YAR1, YAR2Fire in ship being dismantled. 1 main jet, 1 hoser eel, foam, 4 BA. 
28/06/201619:0419:25Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, good intent. Fumes from cooking. 
25/06/201601:5903:02Whapload Road, LowestoftFire in factoryS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
23/06/201609:2110:23Portsch Close, LowestoftFlames from manholeS36P3North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
15/06/201616:2716:58Mobbs Way, Oulton BroadBuilding fireS36R5, S16P3Overheating electrical equipment. 
14/06/201609:2309:45Stanley Road, LowestoftOut of control bonfireS36R5North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
04/06/201617:2117:30Normanston Drive, LowestoftCar fireS16P3Stood down prior to mobilising. S36P3 proceeded on to incident. 
04/06/201612:2013:20UnknownFlooded propertyS36P3North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
29/05/201619:5020:20Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, good intent. Fumes from cooking. 
27/05/201600:5802:35St. Margarets Road, LowestoftFireS36P3
Additional appliances:
Multiple calls received for a shed fire. 2 HRJ used. 
17/05/201619:2019:35Hollingsworth Road, LowestoftAFAS16P3False alarm, apparatus. 
16/05/201608:3909:20SouthwoldAFAS36P3North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
15/05/201606:2107:15Toad Lane, HensteadHorse in ditchS36R5, S36R8, S36T9Horse rescued from ditch. North Lowestoft on standby. 
07/05/201603:4504:30York Road, LowestoftGarage fireS16P3, S36P3Garage fire. 1 HRJ. 
05/05/201615:0117:35WesthallAnimal rescueS13P3, S14P3, S36R5, S36R8, S36T9Rescue horse from ditch. North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
03/05/201610:3511:03Hatfield Hotel, Esplanade, LowestoftSmell of burning.S36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. 
01/05/201611:3612:15George Westwood Way, BecclesRTCS15P3, S36R5, S36P3North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
30/04/201613:2413:45Carlton ColvilleRTCS36P5, S36P3North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
28/04/201607:4210:45Dairy Lane, MutfordHouse fireS36P3, S36R5
Additional appliances:
S16P3, S11P1, S15P3, S15C9
Boiler fire in outhouse adjoining main property. 1 main jet, 1 HRJ, 2 BA. 
27/04/201619:2722:00Beccles Road, BeltonThatched roof fireNorfolk incident - make pumps 8
Additional appliances:
S36P3, S16P3, S36P4
8 pumps from Great Yarmouth, Gorleston, Lowestoft, Loddon, Acle and Martham with the Aerial Ladder Platform from Great Yarmouth, Water Carrier from Hethersett and the Control Unit from Wymondham used main jets, hose reel jets and compressed air foam to extinguish a fire in a thatched roof of a property on Beccles Road. Crews stripped thatch from the roof to control the fire. 
26/04/201617:0218:00Woods Loke School, LowestoftFire in dishwasherS16P3, S36P3Fire in dishwasher. 2 BA, 1 HRJ, PPV. 
25/04/201601:0701:33Cambridge Road, LowestoftFlat fireS16P3, S36P3Small fire in kitchen, out on arrival. 
23/04/201617:4218:40Waveney Road, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S36P4
Additional appliances:
S36R5, S16P3
Fire in ground floor flat. Persons reported. 4 BA, 2 HRJ. All persons accounted for. 
15/04/201622:5123:22Sands Lane, Oulton BroadRTCS36R5, S16P3, S36P3Single vehicle RTC, van on side. No persons trapped. 
10/04/201623:0803:40Woodton near BungayFire in scrapyardS16P3Make pumps 10 plus water carrier. Norfolk incident. 
10/04/201607:0807:30Surrey Street, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3False alarm, fumes from cooking. 
07/04/201612:2612:45Minden Road, LowestoftWashing machine fireS36P3, S16P3Fire in washing machine, out on arrival. 
07/04/201611:5212:26LowestoftHouse fireS16P3, S36P3Small fire under stairs, out on arrival. Additional smoke alarm fitted. 
05/04/201615:3716:20John Street, LowestoftFire in the openS16P3Fire in undergrowth. 1 HRJ. 
31/03/201600:1400:28Denmark Road, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3False alarm. 
25/03/201603:5004:20Denmark Road, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3False alarm. 
23/03/201600:2602:20Broadlands Caravan Park, Coast Road, HoptonCaravan fire S36P3, S16P3
Additional appliances:
Static caravan well alight. Possible persons reported so additional pump mobilised. 1 main jet, 1 HRJ, 2 BA. 
15/03/201620:1520:30Hall Road, Oulton BroadAFAS16P3False alarm, equipment 
15/03/201605:5206:07York Road, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Small fire in porch, out on arrival. 
13/03/201600:3200:41Bevan Street West, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Stop received, returned to home station. 
10/03/201601:5502:20Bridge Road, Oulton BroadHouse fireS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
28/02/201621:0522:10Dell Road, LowestoftShed fireS36P3, S16P3Large shed well alight, spread to nearby trees. 1 HRJ, 1x 45. 
24/02/201623:5200:15High Street, LowestoftRoof fireS36P3, S16P3, Yarmouth ALPFalse alarm, good intent. 
19/02/201603:1503:45Constable Close, LowestoftFire on rail embankmentS36P3, S16P3No details available. 
17/02/201611:3511:55Station Road, LowestoftBuilding fireS36P3, S16P3Small fire on external step. Bucket of water and TIC in use. 
15/02/201617:5520:10June Avenue, LowestoftKitchen fireS16P3, S36P3Kitchen well alight. 4 BA, 2 HRJ and TICs in use. 
14/02/201623:4400:15High Street, LowestoftRoof fireS36P3, S16P3, Yarmouth ALP and support pumpFalse alarm. Bonfire at rear of property. 
13/02/201622:2423:05Spexhall Way, LowestoftFlat fireS36P3, S16P3Fire out on arrival. Ventilation and inspection. 
12/02/201613:4614:15Magdalen Way, Gorleston, Great YarmouthRTCS16P3, S36R5, S36P3No longer required by Norfolk. Stood down just as we crossed the border... 
07/02/201621:5922:55B1375, OultonRTCS16P3, S36R5, S36P3Single vehicle RTC. Car on roof, vehicle stabilsation using StabFast and blocks. Assisted Ambulance Service to remove single male casualty onto long board. 
07/02/201612:1713:20Raglan Street, LowestoftShed fireS36P3
Additional appliances:
Shed well alight. One LPG cylinder removed. Asbestos in roof. 2 BA, 1HRJ. Minimum crew used due to asbestos. Decontamination of BA crew. 
03/02/201613:5616:10Pinbush Road, LowestoftFire in industrial unit - make pumps 3S36P3, S36R5
Additional appliances:
Well developed fire in light industrial unit involving vehicles and gas cylinders. HRJ, 45's and ground monitors in use, 2 BA.View blog
25/01/201621:2821:48Battery Green Road, LowestoftSmell of burningS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. 
23/01/201616:4417:48Northgate, LowestoftHouse fireS36P3, S16P3Kitchen fire in first floor flat. 2 BA, 1 HRJ, TIC and PPV in use. 
21/01/201618:4220:00Montgomery Avenue, LowestoftHouse fireS16P3, S36P3
Additional appliances:
Fire in first floor bedroom. 4 BA, 2 HRJ, 2 main jets (covering). Bedroom well alight. Fire quickly extinguished, ventilation and search of property. 
18/01/201610:5011:20Birds Eye, Whapload Road, LowestoftSmell of burning from light fittingS36P3, S16P3No sign of fire. Crews investigating. 
14/01/201610:3310:50Raglan Street, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S16P3, S36P3No details available. 
07/01/201619:4220:33The Common, SomerleytonBoiler overheatingS16P3False alarm, good intent. 
07/01/201601:1801:30UnknownWater Rescue - missing person***North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
06/01/201621:5822:10Cowslip Crescent, LowestoftSmoke seen***North Lowestoft called in on standby. 
06/01/201619:3220:02Victoria Terrace, LowestoftSmoke seen in areaS36P3, S16P3False alarm, good intent. 
06/01/201614:3515:00North Quay Retail Park, LowestoftFire alarm sounding and smell of smoke S16P3, S36P3False alarm good intent. Fire alarm sounding in empty retail unit. Smell of smoke from nearby bonfire. 
04/01/201609:0109:09A146, Beccles Road, LowestoftRTCS36R5, S36P3, S16P3Returned to home station shortly after mobilising.